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Houston Astros vs. Seattle Mariners

The division rival Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners are set to renew hostilities on Tuesday when they meet at Safeco Field.

Bud Norris will be the starting pitcher for the Astros on this day. Righthander Norris is 5-5 this season with a 3.43 ERA.

The Mariners will counter Norris with Aaron Harang. Righthander Harang has a 6.70 ERA to go along with a 2-6 record this season.

Last time out for Houston, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Mariners on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at -240 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Houston has lost 5 straight games.

Team records:
Houston: 22-43 SU
Seattle: 28-37 SU

Houston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Seattle most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 2-8
After playing Houston are 2-8
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games on the road
Houston is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing Houston

Next up:
Seattle home to Houston, Wednesday, June 12